Venezuelan Flowerpiercer Diglossa venezuelensis

Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: Chapman, 1925

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v); C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range and occurs at only few localities. Significant areas of habitat remain, but it is presumably declining in response to changing agricultural practices and conversion of habitat. The remaining population is estimated to be very small and divided into small subpopulations. The species is therefore listed as Endangered.

Population size: 670-11000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 4,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Diglossa venezuelensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2021.